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George RYE

Regimental number5184
Place of birthDover England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressHillview Farm, Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Rye, Chiltern Farm, Kearsney near Dover, Kent, England
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1917
Date of death14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 37), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William RYE; husband of Lucy RYE, 7 Burrow Road, Folkestone, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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